Projects based in Croydon
Waddon Warriers >>
Completing Youth Act training in April 2006, the Waddon Warriers dedicated their campaign to tackling bullying in Waddon. From two local schools, the group met through their local youth group.
New Addington Young Advisors >>
One of two groups in New Addington the NAYA (New Addington Young Advisors) are working on a project to improve relations between young people and the police
YMCA -Young Members Committed to Addington >>
Concerned with the image of young people in the area and the lack of access to facilities for young people, the group are working with their local youth centre and council to find out the needs of young people in the area and make sure they are met.
Youth Act training and campaigns are running throughout London. A national Youth Act Train the Trainers programme is also available. Please contact the Youth Act team for more information 020 7566 5033 or email Ade Sofola (firstname.lastname@example.org).
This project is based on the internationally successful Youth Act! programme of street law begun by Street Law Inc in the United States (www.streetlaw.org), which has campaigned to increase provision for homeless people, challenge discrimination and reduce gun crime. www.youthact.org